Published 1925 Luzac & Co., London W.C., copyright expired (author: L.A Waddell / Laurence Austine Waddell (1854–1938)). Waddell was a Contributor to ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 1909, and to HASTING'S ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF RELIGION AND ETHICS, 1908-1921.
"... Of extraordinary interest from its historical, literary, linguistic, and religious suggestions, and even the non-expert reader may be captivated by its glimpses of 'the dark backward abysm of time'. " -- Glasgow Herald.
"A contribution to Ancient History which students cannot afford to ignore." -- Inquirer.
"We think the Sumerian-Aryan inter-connection is a promising hypothesis." -- Quest
"Stimulating and thought-provoking to a degree ... deserves special attention in India." -- Hindustan Review.
See also: PRESTON, Christine: 'The Rise of Man in the Gardens of Sumeria: A Biography of L.A. Waddell' (2009)
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